Today is a Day of Mixed Feelings

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On a Sunday, shall I say over forty years ago, I was in the hospital giving birth to my first child, my daughter, Teresa. She is a great person, I love her to pieces, and I am so happy she is in my life. Not to mention that she has blessed me with three fabulous grandchildren that I love beyond bounds! Happy, happy Birthday dear Sesa!

On the other hand, today is the day we all should remember, as we munch our way through our barbecue dinners, the men and women who sacrificed for our freedom. I lost friends during the Vietnam War and feel their loss every Memorial Day. Every day, I live with my Vietnam War Vet and I see the residual damage that war did to him. Please take a moment today to think about those that gave their all for each and every one of us in each and every war.


Until Next Time,


I Am Finally Home!

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What a great trip we had! I am looking forward to posting about all the  things we saw and learned. But before that, I have to say how it just breaks my heart to return to yet more tragic school massacres. How can we stop this? Once more with great sadness I have to put this up:


What’s Up With This?

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If you have been following my blog, you know that my forty plus year old sewing machine finally died and I got a brand new Brother SE 400. Fancy schmancy, it sews and embroiders too! I was hesitant to try out the embroidery aspect until I decided to make some Christmas gifts. first-embroidery

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It Doesn’t Get Any Easier!

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Hey! Have you missed me? I know it has been a while but here I am again! I’m trying my best to be a Disciplined Writer.  It seems that I have been so busy being retired that I have neglected my writing. And boy have I been busy! Read the rest of this entry »